Buying or Renting?

Rent or Purchase?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, my fiancée and I are discussing housing options in Santa Barbara. We are in our early 30’s and have well-paying jobs. We’re trying to decide whether to rent…

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Real Estate Commissions

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, I want to put my house on the market. I’ve been interviewing different real estate agents. I can’t believe what they charge to help sell a house! What…

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Email Hackers and Real Estate Scams

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, I’ve been hearing more and more about email hackers and real estate scams. Is the problem getting worse? How do the scams work? Answer: Real estate fraud is…

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Is It Really A Lowball Offer?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, my home has been on the market for over a month. I live in a good area and my house shows great. There’s been a lot of interest…

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What is a Signature in Today’s World?

By Marsha Gray

Question: Marsha, I’m currently in a contract to purchase a home in Santa Barbara. The good news is all the paperwork is being signed electronically. The bad news is there…

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